Argentina’s Very Jewish Oscar Nominee

If Damian Szifron’s “Wild Tales” (“Relatos Salvajes” in Spanish) wins an Academy Award on February 22 it will be Argentina’s third Oscar and the first for a film directed by an Argentine Jew.

A Political Tipping Point for Ultra-Orthodox Women?

Feminist scholar and activist Elana Sztokman argues that the newly formed Haredi women’s party is just the most recent example of the feminist revolution taking place in the ultra-Orthodox world.

Jon Stewart Takes on Miss Israel's Photobomb

There’s plenty of real bombs rocking the Middle East. So leave it to Jon Stewart to focus on the photobombing drama involving Israel’s Miss Universe contestant.

Israel Gets Its First Ultra-Orthodox Women’s Party

Feeling excluded by the male-dominated Haredi political parties, Ruth Colian, 33, will run at the head of ‘B’Zhutan: Haredi Women Making Change’ in the upcoming elections.